Kurt Busch Is On The Move

It's official: Kurt Busch is leaving Stewart-Haas Racing. By every indication, the 2004 Cup champion will be taking over the number one car at Chip Ganassi Racing being vacated by Jamie McMurray. Though mildly surprising, you had a feeling this could be the outcome. Unlike other veteran drivers, there's an apparent good future ahead for "The Outlaw." This is a case where less is more. If Kurt Busch goes to CGR, it'll be a two-man operation with Kyle Larson. Sometimes, one got the feeling ...

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Some Notable Names Among Winless Drivers

So Kurt Busch got his first win of the season last Saturday. He knocked on the door patiently, and kicked it in at Bristol. If you thought he was bound to eventually score, that wasn't bad pizza. It was going to happen sooner or later. Have you looked at who remains on the list of winless drivers in 2018? It's a pretty interesting collection. Who would have thought Jimmie Johnson would be a winless driver this far into 2018? This is a seven-time champion. What's more, it's not he's become ...

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It’s Racing Like You’re Being Raced Right?

What a race! After Martin Truex Jr. blew away the field at Sonoma last week, Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson delivered a door banging, full contact finish in the Overton's 400 at Chicagoland. This is the kind of racing fans crave. In light of that, it's a bit curious the reaction of the fan to the win by Kyle Busch. It's especially perplexing when you consider the reaction of runner-up Kyle Larson. He accepted with class the consequences of initiating contact. Unlike the reaction of Kurt Busch ...

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2018 Team Preview: Chip Ganassi Racing Seek Consistency

Here's the positive view of inconsistency for a racing team: it means you had good moments in the prior season. Such was the case of Chip Ganassi Racing in 2017. Their drivers had a lot of positives to take away from the season that was, but both were disappointed with how it all ended. Kyle Larson had his breakout season. With four victories, 15 top fives and 20 top tens, Larson looked all the part of a serious championship contender to Martin Truex Jr. He and teammate Jamie McMurray bot ...

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Cool, Calm Fuels Christopher Bell Chili Bowl Win

So what can one take away from the triumph of Christopher Bell at the Chili Bowl Nationals? Well, for one thing, he can win on dirt. Second, and more importantly, Christopher Bell has proven he knows how to win. In what turned out to be a battle at the front between the 2017 Truck Series champion and dirt track extraordinaire Kyle Larson, Bell prevailed; not by hard charging, by with calm and cool. What was it that Dale Earnhardt said about refusing to lose? Even after Larson passed Be ...

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